Taught course

PG Cert Global Mental Health and Wellbeing

University of Essex Online · Health

Entry requirements

Here at the University of Essex Online, we believe that education should be accessible to all. That is why we offer both an academic and work-based experience route onto our PG Cert Global Mental Health and Wellbeing. Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within your two-week induction period of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Academic entry route
You must have the following qualifications as a minimum:
  • an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification
Work experience entry route
In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our PG Cert Global Mental Health and Wellbeing, you must meet the following criteria:
  • at least three years’ relevant work experience within a mental health/health and social care field. We may also consider students from a more generic people support, workforce or HR background where relevant experience can be demonstrated.
English language requirement
Our courses are taught in English so to study with us you must have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 or equivalent. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass a free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of these countries.

Months of entry

April, July, October

Course content

Would you like to study mental health on an international scale? Then consider our 100% online Postgraduate Certificate in Global Mental Health and Wellbeing. You’ll gain a broad introduction to mental health and the challenges across different countries.
Explore a range of exciting topics, such as:
  • how ethical policies are designed internationally
  • health surveillance data: how to interpret and analyse
  • epidemiology from a mental health perspective
On successful completion of your Postgraduate Diploma (awarded at 120 credits), you can choose to study the PG Dip (120 credits) and the full MSc Global Mental Health and Wellbeing (180 credits).

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    8 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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